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Poke demonstration

with Chef Sam Choy!

Join us for a special free poke demonstration by James Beard award winner and renowned Chef Sam Choy, the God Father of Poke!

MAY 4TH, 2024 2PM to 230PM

Chef Sam Choy has been creating cuisine with fresh, local island ingredients since he was a boy learning to cook alongside his parents. Before the words “Farm-to-Table” ever came together, sourcing and cooking with the traditional foods of Hawai‘i was a way of life for Sam.

Click here for his full bio!

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In Hawaiian culture, poke holds deep significance as a traditional dish that reflects the islands' abundant seafood. With its explosion of taste and adaptability, poke has rapidly gained popularity worldwide. Its journey from a local Hawaiian delicacy to a global sensation is a testament to the appeal of this simple yet tasty culinary creation.

Poke, the Hawaiian word meaning "to slice" or "cut crosswise into pieces,"is traditionally used with raw high-quality ahi marinated with soy sauce, seaweed, sesame oil, and various seasonings.

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